Soraya Kattan – Toronto Talking about her Art Journey. Since the day she was born, Art has always been a part of her life. Welcome to the world of Kattan. https://www.youtube.com/user/omanteka https://www.instagram.com/artdekatttan/ Special thanks to Noah; Videographer, Director, Editor Presentado por Raised By Latinos CC BY license Raised By Latinos Check out more of Raised […]

New York native, Cortez Bodega @cortez_bodega I am Raised By Latinos Story, Culture and much more! 👊🏾👊🏻👊🏼  A lot of people ask me what are my influences and to be honest with you as an artist your influences have to be what culture is growing up in brooklyn being latino surrounded by predominantly blacks and just minorities […]

Baro Toronto

Steve Gonzalez Instagram @latino5spice has made it his mission to bring South America’s dynamic food culture to downtown Toronto. A former fan favorite on Top Chef Canada, the Colombian-Canadian has worked in restaurants for nearly three decades. He honed his craft around the city’s most acclaimed restaurants, such as mentor Chris McDonald’s Avalon, and Claudio […]

ramirez-designer

My earliest memories were at 3390 Keele St. There were only a few Latinos in the Keele and Sheppard area, a mostly European dominated neighbourhood in the 80’s and 90’s. We were a few, but we stuck together. We were fearless and stood our ground. We even took our beats, but we earned respect. If […]

noah-rbl

My father is Jamaican born and my mother is a first-generation Canadian. My mix is Ecuadorian, Jamaican, Trinidadian, Chinese, Colombian. I am a Canadian. Although I do not speak, write, or read in Spanish, I feel very Latino (seeing how I was raised by my mother). Thanks to her I have been able to connect […]

We are culture, love, language, music, food, dance, & passion ❤️🔥🙏🏽 We are Latinos! Thank you @torontotopchunes and everyone involved 🙏🏽 #amorpuro Raised by Latinos & @torontotopchunes collaboration #rbl4lifePhoto by @micu.pics@dannyyramossDigital by @victorhenrydesignStudio: @newgeniinc

I am a little lighter and look a little different than my mom’s side of the family. Even though I am part Irish, I understand Spanish and can speak it too.  I watch novela’s with my grandmother (mami) and help her make empanadas, chicharron, and so many other Ecuadorian dishes! I love our traditions, our […]